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2019 Star of the Southwest Awards Showcase

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Presentation delivered at the 2019 SWREDA Conference, December 4-6, 2019

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2019 Star of the Southwest Awards Showcase

  1. 1. Showcase Presentation 2019 SWREDA Conference Leveraging Local Assets, Building Regional Economies
  2. 2. FiveAwardees Advanced Manufacturing Training Center Southwest Arkansas Planning and Development District South Arkansas Community College South Lafourche Airport Access Corridor Project/Airport RoadTurn Project South Central Planning and Development Commission (LA) Lafourche Parish Cascades Project Southeastern New Mexico Council of Governments Carlsbad Department ofTransportation City of Carlsbad ComprehensiveWaterline andWastewater System Project Indian Nations Council of Governments (OK) Rogers County Explore RGV Lower Rio GrandeValley Development Council (TX)
  3. 3. Advanced Manufacturing TrainingCenter Southwest Arkansas Planning and Development District South Arkansas Community College
  4. 4. AdvancedManufacturingTrainingCenter (AMTC) Locatedon SouthArk’sEastCampus EDAinvestmentofnearly$800,000 Leveraged$1.4millioninlocal,state,federal &privateinvestments Providestraininginwelding,industrial technology, processtechnology,and mechatronics OpenedJune2018 Createdand/orretainedover550jobs
  5. 5. GroundbreakingtoOpeningDay
  6. 6. South LafourcheAirport AccessCorridor Project/Airport RoadTurn Project South Central Planning and Development Commission (LA) Lafourche Parish
  7. 7. AirportRoadTurnLaneProject SouthLafourcheLeonardMiller,Jr.Airport inGalliano,LA EDAinvestmentofnearly$740,000 Leveraged$500,000inprivate investments Partofalarger$35million airportcorridor accessproject Directimpactto7businesses Createdand/orretainedover15,000jobs
  8. 8. Story Map
  9. 9. Cascades Project Southeastern New Mexico Council of Governments Carlsbad Department ofTransportation City of Carlsbad
  10. 10. CascadesofCarlsbad Located alongthePecosRiver EDAinvestmentof $2.725million Leveraged$3.5millioninprivateinvestments Cascadeshousesseveralbusinessesand haspedestrianwalkwaysandfootbridges, fountains,andlandscaping Benefitsseveralbusinesses Createdand/orretainedover100jobs
  11. 11. ComprehensiveWaterline andWastewaterSystem Project Indian Nations Council of Governments (OK) Rogers County
  12. 12. ComprehensiveWaterlineand WastewaterSystemProject 4-milewaterlineandwastewatersystemfor anindustrialareainInola,OK Totalprojectcostof$3.1million EDAinvestment of $1.5million Supportsa$360millioncapitalinvestment effortbySofidel 1st majortenantin2,000-acreindustrialpark 300initialjobs(70retainedand230new) Designforfutureexpansiontodouble facilitysize& numberofjobs
  13. 13. Explore RGV Lower Rio GrandeValley Development Council (TX)
  14. 14. ExploreRGV EDAinvestmentof$350,000 Leveraged$150,000inprivate investments Launchedin2018 Socialmediamarketingcampaignforover 700businessesintheValley Createdand/orretainedbetween15and 20jobs
  15. 15. VisitExploreRGV
  16. 16. Joinus thiseveningfrom5 –6:30for theAwardsRoundtableReception in thePalace Ballroom

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